NOTICE

In light of the recent World Bank statement issued and additional information provided to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics, the poverty estimates have been revised. To ensure Fiji’s Survey remains in-line with international practices, the department will be releasing the corrections on its website in due course.

A cross-check review exercise for the Fiji 2019-2020 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) by the World Bank’s Poverty & Equity Global Practice Team has resulted in household consumption figures being revised for most Fijian households.

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DEFERMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT
SURVEY (EUS) - 2020 - 2021

The Fiji Bureau of Statistics wishes to advise the applicants for the Project vacancies of the Employment and Unemployment Survey (EUS) scheduled to run from August 2020 - August 2021, that the survey has been deferred to start from August 2021 - August 2022 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic that is currently facing our nation.
As such, the recruitment process for all EUS project vacancies advertised on 22nd February 2020 on the Fiji Sun is now cancelled until further notice.
Any inconvenience caused is regretted.

Fiji Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2021 (MICS)-Preliminary Releasefbosicon2

COVID-19 Business Impact in Fiji Releasefbosicon2

 

Census 2017 of Population & Housing

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An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_1 471.91 KB
An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_2 7.39 MB
An Adobe Acrobat file 2017_Population_and_Housing_Census_Release_3 18.31 MB

The final count of 2017 Census of Population now stands as follows:

  • Total Fiji - 884,887
  • Urban- 494,252
  • Rural - 390,635

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Census 2007 of Population & Housing 

The final count of 2007 Census of Population stood as follows:

  • Total Fiji - 837,271
  • iTaukei - 475,739
  • Indo Fijians - 313,798
  • Others - 47,734

Census of population

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International Merchandise Trade Statistics - February 2022fbosicon2

Provisional data for February 2022  was :

  • total imports $446.1 million
  • total exports $138.7 million

The February 2022 trade deficit amounted to $307.4 million compared to $327.2 million in January 2022.

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Provisional Visitor Arrivals - April 2022fbosicon2

Provisional numbers show that visitor arrivals for April 2022 totaled 46,680. In 2021 and 2020, visitor arrival numbers for April stood at 813 and 978 respectively. These low visitor arrivals was a result of the worldwide COVID 19 pandemic. The pandemic continues to affect international travel.While visitor arrival numbers for April 2022 has greatly improved, the number is lower compared to the visitor arrival numbers for April from the pre-COVID era in 2019 and 2018.

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Consumer Price Index - April 2022fbosicon2

The Consumer Price Index [CPI] is compiled to indicate average changes in the prices of goods and services purchased by households nationwide with monthly price collections carried out in the urban areas [Suva, Lami, Nasinu, Nausori, Lautoka, Nadi, Ba and Labasa]. The index is currently taken to represent price changes in the rural areas as well. The CPI weights are derived from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey [HIES] of 2013/2014.

Details of price changes between March 2022 and April 2022 by expenditure class are as follows:

  • FOOD AND NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES:-1.1%
  • ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, TOBACCO AND NARCOTICS:+1.5%
  • HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS:+0.2%
  • TRANSPORT: +0.4%

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CONSTRUCTION SURVEY - December 2021fbosicon2

  • Total estimated value of work put-in-place was $85.6 million for the December quarter of 2021.
  • New Buildings and Capital Repairs accounted for 48.1 percent
  • Current Repairs and Maintenance: 10.6 %
  • Civil Engineering Works: 41.3%

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